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U2’s Bono and The Edge Perform “Stand by Me” at Kyiv Bomb Shelter

U2 frontman Bono performed in a Kyiv subway station that serves as a bomb shelter Sunday, showing his support for Ukrainians trying to fend off the Russian invasion. The Irish singer has tweeted that Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy “invited us to perform in Kyiv as a show of solidarity with the Ukrainian people and so […]

U2 Scripted Series From J.J. Abrams in the Works at Netflix (Exclusive)

It’s a beautiful day at Netflix. The streaming giant is teaming with J.J. Abrams and his Bad Robot Productions banner to develop a scripted series about legendary rock band U2, The Hollywood Reporter has learned. The untitled show, which is currently in the early development stages, will be penned by Anthony McCarten. The Oscar-nominated writer […]

‘Awards Chatter’ Podcast — Bono and The Edge (‘Sing 2’)

Bono and The Edge, this week’s guests on The Hollywood Reporter’s Awards Chatter podcast, are two of the most popular and influential music artists of all time. They account for one half, and are the principal songwriters, of U2, a band from the north side of Dublin which formed in 1976 and has since made […]

‘Sing 2’ Filmmaker Garth Jennings Reveals Spike Jonze’s Uncredited Role as Feline Assistant

The Illumination Entertainment and Universal Pictures animated sequel Sing 2 boasts an impressive cast of voice talent including Matthew McConaughey, Reese Witherspoon, Scarlett Johansson, Bono, Taron Egerton, Tori Kelly, Nick Kroll, Pharell Wiliams, Halsey, Bobby Cannavale, Letitia Wright, Eric André and Chelsea Peretti. During a post-screening Q&A at the London West Hollywood on Wednesday evening, […]

Bono on Role as Reclusive Rock Star Lion in ‘Sing 2’ and New U2 Original Track “Your Song Saved My Life”

At the Sundance Film Festival in January 2007, Garth Jennings unveiled the world premiere of Son of Rambow, a film he wrote and directed inspired by his childhood as an aspiring filmmaker. After it screened for the Park City crowd, Jennings exited the stage only to be tapped on the shoulder and informed that a […]

Rock Docs Accused of Infringing Iconic Hits in New Lawsuit

Nearly a dozen documentaries about music legends including The Rolling Stones, U2 and Elton John "are nothing more than a delivery system for intentionally infringed materials," according to a new lawsuit.

U2 Reschedules Berlin Concert After Bono Loses Voice

Bono suffered a "complete loss of voice" at the band's Saturday night show at Berlin's Mercedes-Benz Arena, causing the engagement to end early.

Bono Warns That Existence of U.N., EU and NATO Are Threatened

U2 singer Bono warned that the existence of the U.N., EU and NATO are threatened in a sobering speech given to several hundred U.N. diplomats and staff at an event launching Ireland's candidacy for a seat on the powerful Security Council in 2021-22.

U2 Dedicates Song to Anthony Bourdain at Apollo Show

U2 frontman Bono honored the late celebrity chef in a performance in New York Monday night, saying the world had lost "a lot of inspiring, useful people" over the past few years.

Grammys: U2 Performs Ode to Immigrants in Front of Statue of Liberty

The band performed their new hit "Get Out of Your Own Way."

Grammys Kicks Off With Giant, Politically Charged Kendrick Lamar Performance

Dave Chappelle and U2 also joined the opening act of music's biggest night from Madison Square Garden.

Grammys: Kendrick Lamar, Sam Smith, U2 Added to Performers

Seven-time nominee Lamar is set to open the show, sources say.